NYC Pride

Mount Sinai celebrates 50 years of supporting LGBTQ and other city youth

While Pride March 2018 takes place Sunday, next year marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, which sparked the modern gay rights movement. In conjunction with that historic milestone, New York will host WorldPride 2019, the first U.S. city to do so. But that’s a year away, and...

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 8:59am

Pride Parade NYC 2018: Full route, map, street closures, MTA info

Pride Parade NYC 2018 is set to march through Manhattan this weekend on Sunday, June 24. The annual event takes place at the end of June to mark the end of LGBTQ Pride Month. June is a significant month for gay rights because it commemorates the tribute to the Stonewall Riots which took place on...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 4:48pm

Your complete guide to doing the New York City Pride Parade right

The biggest day of New York City's Pride Week in June 24, when tens of thousands of rainbow-wielding partiers flood the streets of Manhattan for the Pride Parade. We’ve got your guide to making the most of the New York City Pride Parade, from prepartying at the best drag brunch to the...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 12:30pm

Citi Bike adds rainbow bikes for Pride Month

When it comes to Pride Month, New Yorkers are loud and proud in many different ways, but thanks to a new initiative from Citi Bike, they can also ride with pride all around town. On Friday, the popular bikeshare added 40 rainbow bikes to its fleet, which will operate exactly like the other Citi...

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 12:43pm

The proudest and loudest things to do during Pride Week 2018

For 10 days every June, New York gets just a little more fabulous. Pride Week 2018 glitters up June 14-24, and we've got your guide to the best events. Immerse yourself in glitter and mystique Synth-pop queen Ariana and the Rose brings together some of her most creative friends for the...

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 4:40pm

NFL, MLB to participate in NYC Pride Parade for first time ever

This year’s NYC Pride Parade will make history with the participation of the NFL and MLB in the iconic LGBTQ march. The NFL and MLB are making their NYC Pride Parade debut, participating in the march for the first time ever, according to Outsports, an LGBTQ-focused sports news site owned by...

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 10:17am

This is the perfect dessert for celebrating Pride Month in NYC

You can find almost anything in New York City, which means it should be no surprise that there’s a whole array of different rainbow desserts throughout the city and its different boroughs. But though we love the fact that you can celebrate Pride Month 2018 with a sweet tour to sample all...

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 4:53pm

When is Pride Parade NYC 2018?

LGBT Pride Month takes over all of June and it’s in full swing. But for many, the month leads up to the ultimate event in New York City, so when is Pride Parade NYC 2018? Pride Month is held in June as a way to honor the Stonewall Riots, a key event in the gay rights movement that occurred...

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 5:15pm

Kelly Osbourne peed her pants, is blaming Starbucks

Another day, another report of a pseudo celebrity pissing their pants and blaming a coffee chain that doesn’t owe said celebrity the right to pee in their damn store, anyway. Over the weekend, Kelly Osbourne was celebrating the Pride Parade in New York City. Which is lovely! She hung out...

Monday, June 26, 2017 - 2:01pm

Cuomo reveals state’s first official monument to LGBTQ community

On the day that tens of thousands marched in or cheered on the 48th annual NYC Pride March, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled his plans for the state’s first official LGBTQ monument. Artist Anthony Goicolea will create the memorial, which will be located in Hudson River Park. It aims to...

Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:59am

New York celebrates Pride: Photos

Rainbows, tutus and colorful flags took over Fifth Avenue on Sunday for New York City’s annual Pride March; this year, the LGBT march carried a distinct air of protest in addition to celebration. New York City is home to one of the oldest and largest LGBT pride demonstrations in the world....

Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 6:51pm

Best of NYC Pride 2017: parties, shows and the Parade

After a jubilant eight years of progress for LGBTQ rights under President Obama, NYC Pride 2017 has decided to party that much harder to make up for the current toxic political climate. Because here’s the thing — nothing stops Pride, which has always been about celebrating the...

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 6:12pm

2017 NYC Pride March route, street closures and where to watch

On Sunday, June 25 millions of people are expected to fill the streets of Manhattan for the 2017 NYC Pride March. This will be the city’s 48th annual march and it is part of the city’s Pride Week Celebration.  If you plan to attend, the 2017 NYC Pride March will begin at 12 p.m....

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 5:26pm

For this NYC Pride March grand marshal, 'the work is not done'

Krishna Stone loves parades and rallies – so much so that she named her now-22-year-old daughter Parade. “It’s all about those magnificent demonstrations of love and creativity in activism, the diversity of human beings that show up, the pain, the sorrow – it takes a lot of...

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 5:00am

More rainbows! LGBT Center to make Pride-themed churros

The celebration doesn’t stop, with rainbow churros now added to the list of Pride- and unicorn-themed foods offered in the city. Boqueria, in the Gotham Market at The Ashland in Brooklyn, is fancying up their usual churros by creating rainbow churros and giving 100 percent of the proceeds to...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 9:25pm

Pride NYC starts with LGBTQ Health Care Bill of Rights and 'Bare It All' campaign

The de Blasio administration published New York City’s first LGBTQ Health Care Bill of Rights on Tuesday to kick off Pride Month. The Health Department also launched a new “Bare It All” sexual health awareness campaign. The bill of rights details health care protections on local...

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 8:59pm

Transgender community reels from possible hate crime in Queens

As police continue to look for the suspect behind the brutal attack of a transgender woman in Jackson Heights early Sunday has left members of the local transgender community frightened about their safety.Authorities said the woman was about to walk into her home on 93rd Street at around 4 a.m....

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 3:30pm

New York State commits $200M towards HIV/AIDS prevention

New York State will commit a new $200 million towards HIV/AIDS reduction efforts as part of its plan to eradicate the disease.Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on the eve of World AIDS Day that the state would add the amount to its standing $2.5 billion investment in program to "end AIDS by 2020."RELATED...

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 3:58am

Emmerich on Stonewall: 'Nobody knows' who threw the first brick

With "Stonewall," director Roland Emmerich steps out of the blockbuster disaster world that made him famous ("Independence Day," "2012") and into a much smaller film playground, telling the story of the 1969 Stonewall riots, a turning point in the gay rights movement. But he's found himself in...

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 10:15am